Looking for Mississippi pharmacy tech information? Following are the important facts you need to know about the requirements for pharmacy technicians in Mississippi.
Does Mississippi regulate pharmacy technicians? Yes.
Is certification required to practice in Mississippi? Not initially. However, you must obtain certification before the first renewal of your license.
What certification exam(s) is/are approved by the state? PTCB (PTCE) and ICPT (ExCPT).
When is registration required? Within 30 days of beginning employment.
Is licensure required? Yes.
Mississippi Board of Pharmacy
Office: 204 Key Drive, Suite D
Madison, MS 39110
Telephone: 601-605-5388 Fax: 601-605-9546
Professional Association for Pharmacy Techs in Mississippi:
Mississippi Society of Health-System Pharmacists (MSHP)
What do I have to do to become licensed?
Are there Continuing Education (CE) requirements? No.
How often is renewal required? Annually. The registration period is April 1 through March 31.
What should I do if I change jobs or change my home address? Report the change to the Board within 10 days.
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